Nonpareil Te Gong Huang Shan Mao Feng Green Tea

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The historic Huang Shan Mao Feng is well-known as one of the ten famous Chinese tea. This Ming Qian Huang Shan Mao Feng is a kind of pre-ming green tea. Pre-ming tea has strict requirement of the picking time and its making standard, thus the bird-tongue appearance could been perfect formed, as well as the brisk flavor. Both of which are favored by tea lovers.

Nonpareil Te Gong Huang Shan Mao Feng Green Tea
Growing area:  Da Guyun villiage, Shexian(歙县), Huang Shan, Anhui, China
Season:  Spring Tea
Dry leaf:  Curly shape with sharp tip, mostly bud with unopened tiny leaf
Aroma:  Sweet floral and fruity fragrance, chestnut

Liquor:  Light yellowish green colour, clear and bright
Taste:  Smooth, sweet and soft; no hint of bitterness; aftertaste of this tea is pleasant lingering
Tea Tree species:  Huangshan Large-leaf tea tree species
Tea garden:  Dailing Tea Garden

Caffeine:  Low caffeine (less than 10% of a cup of coffee)
Storage:  Store in airtight, opaque packaging; keep refrigerated
Shelf Life:  18 Months


Description

This Nonpareil Huang Shan Mao Feng is handmade from pre-ming wild tea. One of the Chinese Top Ten teas. Pre-ming tea has strict requirement of the picking time and its making standard, thus the sparrow-tongue appearance could been perfect formed, as well as the smooth sweet taste. Both of these characteristics are favoured by tea lovers.

Angel's Comment
Enjoy charming sparrow-tongue shape, sweet and refreshing taste. Breath of fresh spring air anytime from this appealing pre-ming wild Nonpareil Huang Shan Mao Feng Green Tea.


Recommend Brewing Method
Western Method:

  • Teapot: 17oz / 500ml
  • 185℉ / 85℃
  • Use 3 - 4 Tablespoons / 8 Grams Tea 
  • Brewing time: 3 - 5 mins
  • Teapot may be your choice

Chinese Gongfu Way:

  • Gaiwan: 3oz / 85ml
  • 176℉ / 80℃
  • Use 3 Grams Tea
  • 3 steeps : rinse,30s,60s,90s
  • Gaiwan may be your choice
  • Rinsing time is around 5 seconds


Origin Place

Shexian County (歙县), also called as She County, is a famous historic and cultural city lying in the south of Anhui Province. It geographically locates at 118°15′E to 118°53′E, 29°30′N to 30°7′N. The county belongs to Huangshan City, covers an area of 2122 square kilometres.

Map of Anhui province


Tea garden

Dailin Tea Garden is located in Da Guyun village in Huang Shan. Da Guyun originally was implicating high mountains and deep valleys. The tea garden lies in remote areas in high mountains, at which the air is clean, the climate is moist and the four seasons are distinct. People here only plant tea and chrysanthemum.

Wild tea grown everywhere around hillsides

Tea farmers climbed the steep slope of the hill to pick tea, it’s really a hard task.

Chrysanthemum seedling grown among tea trees. People here only grow tea and Chrysanthemum.


Tea Farmer

Mr Ke, who was born and grown up in the tea village, has been in tea industry for more than 40 years. He began to pick tea follow with parents early in his childhood and aspired to become a excellent tea maker. He started to learn making tea in his 15-year and quickly mastered the traditional skill of making Huang Shan Mao Feng tea. “I will devoted my whole life accompany with tea, as well as the innocent tea village” said Mr Ke.

At Dailing Tea Garden, Angel and Chris met tea farmer Ms Liu who introduced how they pick the tea.


Tea Tree species

The fresh tea leaves are from tea trees of Huangshan large-leaf species, originally distributes in Huang Shan. It is characteristic in early sprout, dense sprout, strong bud, numerous fuzz. The sample of one bud with two leaves of spring tea from this species contains about 5.2% of amino acid, 24.50% of tea polyphenols, 138.04mg/g of catechin and44.03% of aqueous extract.


History

Due to its ideal tea growing environment of high mountains, cool weather and cloudy weather, the area around Mt. HuangShan in Anhui has been used to cultivate high quality tea for centuries. Modern HuangShan MaoFeng tea however traces its roots back to the late 1800's and a merchant called Xie Zheng An, who fled the war at the time and decided to setup a family tea business at HuangShan Mountain. Naming it after where it was produced – HuangShan mountain – and its appearance – looking like a fur covered mountain peak - the tea his family produced quickly became very popular in China due to its excellent quality and great taste and aroma.


Collections: Green Tea, Loose Leaf Teas, Most Popular, Promotions, Teas

Category: Green Tea

Type: Green Tea

Vendor: PureTea


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